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From: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Cross-compiling OCaml
On Wednesday 01 September 2004 11:38 am, Brandon J. Van Every wrote:
> > I think you have your priorities crossed.  Lots of good code
> > migrates out of the Unix culture into the Windows development
> > world, but it historically *never* happens when Unix-centric people
> > push— only when Windows-centric people pull.
>
> Mono

I'd say few Windows people have any need for that.

> concept of installation packages

Yes, that concept was present in Unix systems prior to Windows, but 
again, I don't think there's any code that went to the Windows side.

> most commercial digital media editing software

Are you forgetting that MacOS X is a Unix platform?

> most games

I still don't see how this code moves frmo Unix.

> My stereotype of a UNIX guy is someone who likes to play with text
> editors all day long.

Obviously you have not visited sgi.com or freedesktop.org then.

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